Secret Sense of Florence – Looking for Street Art

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Have you noticed road signs in Florence is different from everywhere else? Have you seen Mona Lisa, Dante, and Dante wearing a goggle? How about little line figures looking for an exit all over Florence? If you have, you must

Da Vinci Alive exhibition in Florence

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Da Vinci Alive is an interactive exhibition about the life and genius of Leonardo da Vince which takes place from June 5th to November 2nd in the Santo Stefano al Ponte museum near the Ponte Vecchio. Leonardo da Vinci is

The Lost Libreria

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It is every traveler’s wish to find a unique, affordable souvenir with some personal story. Especially when you have been around the same city for a while, you won’t be so satisfied with being a typical tourist. So, LdM news

Freshmen Florence Experience

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Many American students envision their first year of college lugging textbooks around a new study hall or scrambling for a good seat in the cafeteria. For some students freshmen year of college can seem quite intimidating, but for others it is a year

Vintage Shops in Florence

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Are you a trend setter? If so, then Florence might just be the place for you! During your visit to Florence you may take walk down Via de Tornabuoni and easily encounter some of the fashion industry’s most recognized names. For a

The Mark of the Medici exhibition, Medici Chapels Museum

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The Medici Chapel Museum offers a look into religious objects that once belong to the Medici family. The exhibition displays various objects that the Medici family bestowed during centuries. Relics that the public can now admire such as: crowns, alter pieces,

Spring Equinox and partial eclipse of the sun at Santa Maria Novella

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March 20, 2015 people from all over the world  gathered in Santa Maria Novella to witness the Spring equinox, something that happens around every 20 years. Santa Maria Novella, the museum of Galileo, the Istituto Geografico Militar have all collaborated to

One capital and its architect exhibition, Florence State Archive

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In 1865 when Florence became the capital of Italy, an expansion plan was developed by Poggi who was a Florentine architect and engineer, and was commissioned by the Florence city council to expand the city. Poggi developed a plan that is

I Gigli shopping mall

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Looking for some out of town shopping in the city of Florence? Just outside of the city is the I Gigli shopping mall. With over 130 stores, both national and international brands, there is something for everyone. I Gigli has

Power and Pathos exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi Florence

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The exhibit at Palazzo Strozzi Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World runs from 14 March to 21 June 2015, after which it will go to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the National Gallery of